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Olympique de Marseille S.A.

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Traditional Olympique de Marseille football shirt

'L'OM' was founded in 1899 and is the best-supported club in France. As of 2009, Marseille had been French champions eight times and had won the Coupe de France ten times. It remains the only French team to have won the Champions League (in 1994) but was mired in a match-fixing scandal (and associated financial irregularities) under club president Bernard Tapie that same year, when the club was stripped of its championship title (but not the Champions League title) and demoted to the second division, and has only partially recovered since.

Olympique de Marseille's home is the 60,031-person-capacity Stade Vélodrome football stadium in the south of the city, where they have played since 1937. In 1997, they were bought by Franco-Swiss billionaire Robert Louis-Dreyfus.

Turnover and pre-tax profit figures are in Euro millions.

Financial Overview

Year
Turnover
Pre-tax profit
Wages / Turnover ratio (%)
Employees

2007/08

117.776

21.069

50.8

121

2006/07

89.616

-7.772

58.5

106

2005/06

82.103

-9.546

54.1

110

2004/05

60.883

-28.998

73.9

106

2003/04

118.358

13.147

27.1

126

2002/03

80.924

-7.070

40.9

126

2001/02

104.303

-39.094

36.2

82

2000/01

93.117

-31.906

 

77

1999/00

105.459

-3.498

34.5

56

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1995/96

11.627

0.140

 

295

Website: 
www.om.net

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